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Rent

Definition

[n] the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
[n] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"
[n] a regular payment by a tenant to a landlord for use of some property
[n] the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions
[adj] shattered or torn up or torn apart violently as by e.g. wind or lightning or explosive; "an old blasted apple tree"; "a tree rent by lightning"; "cities torn by bombs"; "earthquake-torn streets"
[v] engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
[v] grant use or occupation of under a term of contract; "I am leasing my country estate to some foreigners"
[v] let for money; of housing
[v] hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services


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